August 17, 2011

HUD and EPA Announce $5.65 million to Promote Collaborative Investment in Sustainable Communities

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It’s a message we start learning when we’re small children: It’s silly to fly solo when working together brings better results. Cooperation works – and your government knows it. To best serve America, it’s of paramount importance that disparate federal agencies and our partners do everything we can to break through bureaucratic barriers with an […]

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July 28, 2011

Winning the Future by Supporting Local Innovation

Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov Today, I was proud to announce that we are making $95 million available in Regional and Community Challenge grants to support local efforts to build more livable and sustainable communities that ensure that all Americans can afford to live in places with access to employment, schools and public transit options. But […]

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June 16, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Congratulations are in order today, as HUD joins the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency in celebrating the second birthday of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities. Read more about the partnership here. Speaking of sustainability, the City University of New York released this awesome map today. It shows, house by house, how much energy […]

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Partnership for Sustainable Communities

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 Our guest bloggers today are HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, EPA Secretary Lisa Jackson, and DOT Secretary Ray LaHood Cross posted from The Department of Transportation Two years ago, President Obama offered a new vision for sustainable communities and vastly improved how our agencies work together.  He challenged us to coordinate our efforts and help build […]

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May 12, 2011

A Strategic Investment: Getting Americans to their Jobs

Cross posted from Huffpost.com Two years ago, President Obama asked us to form a Partnership for Sustainable Communities, an interagency effort led by the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development and the Environmental Protection Agency.  He challenged us to find ways to help build stronger, more economically resilient and competitive communities – and […]

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